The new Disney Pixar movie starring Buzz Lightyear will be censored in some countries around the world. Reason? homophobia.
Despite the good reviews of the film, Lightyear will not be released in some countries. The reason is, plain and simple, hate and homophobia. According to have reportedthe new tape disney-pixar that is being a success among film critics will be censored in a lot of countries that are part of the Middle East, such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other nations in the eastern region. The reason for this censorship is because two characters of the same sex kiss throughout the footage.
BUZZ WILL NOT COME TO THESE COUNTRIES! Due to a kiss between two characters of the same sex, #Lightyear It will not be released in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other Middle Eastern countries. pic.twitter.com/zkfYqMC0iT
Lightyear thus joins very successful and commercial films that have suffered censorship, prohibition and boycott in some countries far from the West. The most remembered case is that of Marvel Studios with The Eternals. For a kiss between two men that lasted barely half an atom of a second in the feature film, the Chloe Zhao suffered the same fate as the Disney Pixar film. Also recently, Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets I was going to suffer the same fate. Nevertheless, Warner Bros. Pictures gave in to homophobia and pressure from these countries, and made the decision to erase homosexual references from the film in order to reach theaters without difficulties.
The return of the most beloved studio to theaters
The appearance of Lightyear at the box office it is a real blessing. We already missed Disney Pixar movie premieres. The appearance of the coronavirus did not allow us to enjoy some of its releases as it deserves. The world of streaming and the Disney+ platform gave the studio the opportunity to continue developing projects without having to go through theaters. Fortunately, this situation has ended and now we will enjoy the world of toy story taking a trip to the top.